One of the Presidential flag bearer aspirants of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), Dr. Alhaji Kandeh Kolleh Yumkellah has on Monday, 24th August, 2015 met with the National Officers and general membership of the SLPP at the party’s headquarters on Wallace Johnson Street in Freetown. This was his first visit since he registered with the party.
The Leader and Chairman for the United Democratic Movement (UDM) Mohamed Bangura has called on the Leader and Chairman of the People’s Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) Charles Francis Margai to behave like an elderly statesman.
The Chairman and Leader of Alliance Democratic Party, (ADP) Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray has in an exclusive interview with this medium disclosed that his party would contest all elections and that the upcoming bye-elections in the country is not an exception.
The Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) Military Tribunal presided over by the Judge Advocate, Otto During and other senior military officers has on Wednesday 5th August 2015 acquitted and discharged thirteen military officers who were charged on eight counts ranging from Conspiracy to Commit Munity, Incitement to mutiny, Failure to suppress mutiny and mutiny contrary to the Armed Forces Act of No.34 of 1961 as amended.
The Campaign for National Unity and the Technical Facilitation Team of the Sierra Leone People’s Party have at press conference called on the National Electoral Commission of the party to schedule a peace and reconciliation meeting for all aggrieved parties ahead of the party’s convention. This drive is to see party members enhance their ability and capability if they are to be successful in the forthcoming elections.
Augusta James Teima, National Chairman and Leader of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has yesterday, 5th August, 2015 been elected as the new Interim Chairman of the All Political Parties Association (APPA) at the Political Parties Registration Commission’s Headquarters in Freetown.
Following a press release issued by SLPP calling on government not to extend the state of public health emergency, the of government spokesman, Adulai Bayraytay has reacted to the press release describing it as misrepresentation. He made this statement at the Ministry of Information and Communications weekly Press Conference at Youyi Building in Freetown.
Sources in the United Kingdom has intimated AYV that the Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella (KKY) UK tour saw thousands of Sierra Leoneans who turned out to meet the former official at a grand finale last Sunday, at the Bacon’s College Hall in South London.
The popular Freetown based legal luminary representing the elected former Vice President of Sierra Leon in the ongoing constitutional matter at the Supreme Court, Charles Margai has on Tuesday 21 July 2015, intimated his audience that, the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has no legal authority in the country’s national Constitution to relieve, Alhaji Chief Sam Samuel Sumana of his duties and functions as Vice President of Sierra Leone.
The leading Presidential flagbearer aspirant of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), Rtd, Brig. Maada Bio faces yet another serious political threat with the expression of interest in the race by another presidential hopeful, Dr. Jonathan Bonapha Tengbe who is reportedly due in Sierra Leone this week.